Resident Life, Things to do
There are numerous activities and events to enjoy while you are living in Gainesville.
Have a family? Visit fun4gatorkids for plenty of family friendly activities.
Enjoy live theater? Try out the Hippodrome or UF Performing Arts.
Samuel P. Harn Museum: One of the largest university-affiliated art museums in the United States, the Harn Museum has an 86,800-square-foot facility, which includes 32,800 square feet of exhibition space, a 250-seat auditorium, study center, museum store, café, spacious areas for art storage and staff offices for work and research. In 2012, the museum opened the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing, a new 26,000-square-foot addition, which is dedicated to the exhibition, storage and conservation of the museum’s extensive collection of Asian art.
Florida Museum of Natural History: Florida’s official state natural history museum and one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing natural history museums.
For additional recreational ideas to the list below visit UF Campus Life.
Weekend Trips from Gainesville
Gator Football, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Swimming and Lacrosse. Check out at Gatorzone.com
Orlando: Predators (arena football) Magic (NBA), Atlanta Braves Spring training, Houston Astros Spring training, Orlando City (USL/soccer), Arnold Palmer Invitational, Orlando Solar Bears (ECH/hockey)
Tampa Bay: Buccaneers (NFL football), Rays (MLB), Lightning (NHL), Rowdies ( NASL/soccer), Yankees (baseball minors)